Golf News for Friday, July 25, 2008
Mixed Martial Arts Champion and Army Veteran Randy "The Natural" Couture and his wife Kim started the Xtreme Couture GI Foundation after visiting with amputees at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. The foundation's goal is to help these brave men and women fulfill any of their unmet needs as they return to civilian life. [... more » ]
"I am really looking forward to defending my title at the Ricoh Women’s British Open and I am very excited about playing at Sunningdale again," said Lorena Ochoa, the world number one women's golfer. [... more » ]
"The Cleveland Golf Tour encourages aspiring players to get to the next level while providing an alternative event if a player misses in his attempt to qualify," said Greg Hopkins, Cleveland Golf President and CEO. [... more » ]
"To be asked by the Florida Golf Association to host the qualifier shortly after our courses $30 million redesign is a great accomplishment for The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club," said Hiro Suzuki, head professional. [... more » ]
"I'm so excited and really proud of myself," said Kim Welch, winner of the Alliance Bank Golf Classic. "Now that the season is coming down to the end, I knew I had to get a win to try and get into the top five." [... more » ]
"This cup is built to last," said Rob Porter, president of White Metal Golf and inventor of the hybrid cup. "It provides a beautiful metal ball drop tone and the brilliant white walls serve as a well-defined target." [... more » ]
"I’ve always loved working with kids – from 10 years coaching my son and daughter’s Liittle League teams, to working with young journalists at the Free Press," said Robinson, a former newspaper sports editor. [... more » ]
An afternoon of free golf activities and instruction, including short game and full swing clinics, have been scheduled at The Rock Golf Club. Parents and children can participate in a number of golfing contests as well. [... more » ]
The W7 (Wilhelmina Seven) which includes Minea Blomqvist, Sandra Gal, Anna Grzebien, Kim Hall, Johanna Head, Mikaela Parmlid and Stacy Prammanasudh—combined to shoot 55 under par for the tournament. [... more » ]
"The amazing thing about my dad was when he found something he loved, he didn't let it go," said Davis DeRosa, 55, a PGA head professional at Lake Mohawk Golf Club in Sparta, N.J. "He loved to teach, and it kept him young." [... more » ]
"I made seven birdies, two bogies and just played a very good round," said Robinson about his two-shot victory at the sectional qualifier. "It was set up very difficult, but I was pretty familiar with the course." [... more » ]
"The Challenge is a first-rate counterpart to our championship Old Course at Monarch Dunes," said John Scardino, project owner and developer. "Its opening will mark the latest step in the evolution of this development." [... more » ]
"This specialized training will give our students a unique advantage as golf instructors upon graduation," said Tim Eberlein, SDGA Phoenix Campus director. "We provide our students with the best so they can be the best." [... more » ]
Andrew Giuliani, son of former Presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani, alleges that Duke coach O.D. Vincent III gave him a plethora of ludicrous reasons why he was cutting him. [... more » ]
Watching the commercials during this year’s British Open you’d think there are only two brands of golf balls: Titleist and Nike. But there are others, like Vision Golf Balls from Australia that deserve notice. [... more » ]